Resources & Support

Iowa Resources & Support

The Iowa Information & Referral Center

Located at UnityPoint Health in Des Moines, the unique contribution of this Center is to respond to the particular needs of persons affected by Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers through education, referral, support and public awareness programs. Our medical director is Dr. Lynn K. Struck and our staff are Natasha Winterbottom and Susan Callison.

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Newsletter Archive

Download and read archived newsletters here!

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Statewide Services

There are several wonderful Iowa organizations that serve people with disabilities and older Iowans.

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Support Groups

Listing of support groups in Iowa for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their care partners.

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Exercise Classes

Listing of exercise classes in Iowa for people with Parkinson’s Disease.

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LSVT Big and Loud Therapy

Big and Loud Outpatient Therapy is designed specifically for those with Parkinson’s and helps them achieve goals that are meaningful to their daily life. Learn more about how Big and Loud Therapy could benefit you and your family, here. Find a therapist in your area here. 

Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease

Information for Iowans with Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease.

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